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Video: Working House Fire in Lafayette County

On March 28, 2011 the Lafayette County Fire Department responded to a working structure fire. The video shows moderate smoke conditions present in a small residential structure. An interior attack was initiated and the fire was under control quickly. Firefighters had a difficult time checking for extension in the attic due to plywood ceilings and no attic access. Positive pressure ventilation was used during the fire attack to aid the firefighters in extinguishing the fire.

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Video: Stubborn Two Alarm Fire in Catasauqua, PA. Listen as the Chief Advises NOT to Start the PPV Fan Because of the Smoke Conditions.

The box was transmitted at 14:39 for a house fire at 10 School Street for a report of a stove fire. Companies 2 and 18 respond. Upon arrival, command reported a working fire in a two and a half story duplex. The videographer arrived early and went to the rear of the building where the fire engulfed the entire fire building.

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